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Open Rank of Neurosciences - req# 10649

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 4/2/2020
Job Reference #: 10649

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Open Rank of Neurosciences

Posting Numberreq10649
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeTenure/Tenure-Track
Hiring DepartmentNeurosciences (993A)
Academic LocationSchool of Medicine
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary


The University of New Mexico School of Medicine

The Department of Neurosciences invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

The position includes a competitive state-funded salary, research start-up funds and state-of-the-art research and shared core facilities. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to collaborate with other UNM Health Sciences departments and centers such as Neurology, Psychology, Psychiatry, and MIND Research Network and others. The Department of Neurosciences aims to foster a diverse body of research to strengthen the neuroscience research community at the University of New Mexico. Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree, or the equivalent

Postdoctoral experience.


1) Applicants with an established, or strong potential to establish, an independent research program, as evidenced by funding history, publication record, and/or innovative research plan.

2) Applicants with extensive experience working with rodent models, whose research interests and expertise complement the collaborative research activities within the Department of Neurosciences (see, or either of our programmatic research centers; the New Mexico Alcohol Research Center on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ( and the Center for Brain Recovery and Repair on TBI and stroke (

3) Experience or interest in participating in graduate and medical school teaching programs.

Application InstructionsA complete application must include a letter of interest addressing each minimum and preferred qualification and relating personal qualifications to the responsibilities of the position; Research Proposal: CV or resume; teaching philosophy; and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references. For additional information, please contact: Charles LeBlanc Department of Neurosciences Fitz Hall/BMSB145 MSC08 4740, 1 University of New Mexico ABQ, NM 87131

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 11/4/2019. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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